C# await for WaitHandle

The async CTP that adds the C# await keyword doesn’t include an awaitable WaitHandle.  It’s easy to add yourself.  Just copy and paste the following code somewhere…

What is 2-legged OAuth?

Although there is an official spec for OAuth 1.0, the spec only outlines what the community refers to as “3-legged OAuth”.  An alternative form of OAuth is…

.NET Obfuscator Product Review

CliSecure .NET Obfuscator Product Review Forward .NET assemblies are (in general) remarkably easy to decompile and obtain reasonably intelligible source code.  A .NET obfuscator can be run…

Review on the Dell Studio 15 laptop

So I bought a new laptop from Dell two weeks ago.  Here are the highlights: The good Very speedy (of course I paid for that). Sleep/wake finally…

DotNetOpenAuth v3.4.3 released

DotNetOpenAuth has just seen a minor release to v3.4.3.  Fixes center around corner case interoperability issues that cause a very small percentage (<0.5%) of OpenID users to…

How to upgrade your Blogger OpenID to a decent one

If you host your blog on Google’s Blogger service you may have discovered that your blog is an OpenID you can use to log into various web…

DotNetOpenAuth’s “call home” reporting

A few months ago I asked how people would feel if DotNetOpenAuth collected feature statistics and sent them back to the library’s authors so we get a…

DotNetOpenAuth v3.4 now available

You can go download DotNetOpenAuth v3.4 today.  Highlights of the new version include: Support for Google Apps for Domains issued OpenIDs.  This required special work since Google…

Rest in peace, ExtremeSwank OpenID and OAuth

ExtremeSwankOpenID and ExtremeSwankOAuth, both libraries authored by John Ehn, have been discontinued according to the project sites respective home pages which have a new note that reads:…

DotNetOpenAuth v3.3 is released

It’s been nearly six months since v3.2 was released.  So what’s in v3.3 that took so long to bake?  Well, a lot of it was waiting for…